How IT Security Teams Can Use Machine Learning to Improve Data Defense

A new wave of machine learning technology promises to help IT security operations teams detect cyber threats sooner and respond to them more quickly. But machine learning is used in a wide variety of ways, and not all machine learning-based products work in the same fashion.

In this webinar, experts will discuss the ways that machine learning can help in security operations, how it can speed threat analysis, and how to evaluate and choose technologies that will work in your organization.

Available:
Tue, Jan 29, 2019 10:00 AM PST / 01:00 PM EST
Duration:
1h 00min

Attend this webinar to:

  • Finally learn the differences between machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Get a tour of the ways machine learning can -- and can't -- enhance your security operations
  • Feel confident planning how and where to incorporate machine learning tools and techniques into your cyber defense strategy

Featured Speakers

  • Lisa O'Connor
    Lisa O'Connor
    Accenture Security Cyber Security, R&D
    Accenture Labs

    Lisa leads Global Security Research and Development at Accenture Labs. In this role, she curates and manages a portfolio of cyber research, including threat intelligence, advanced cyber hunting, orchestration for resilient cyber architectures, edge analytics, analytics and machine learning, active defense and security of the Industrial Internet of Things. With more than 29 years of information security experience, and over 18 years of expertise in financial services, Lisa also has more than seven years’ experience as an active member of the Financial Services Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) by ISC2 and an INFOSEC Analyst and a Cryptologic Engineer, recognized by the NSA. Prior to this, Lisa was part of Accenture’s Consulting business for Financial Services in North America, where she led the organization’s security efforts in Banking and Payments. In her career, she has played several critical roles, including Fannie Mae as the lead of Information Security Governance, leading the national security consulting practices at Predictive Systems (INS), Guardent (Verisign), PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the National Security Agency. Her work at the National Security Agency included assignments to the White House Communications Agency and to the Surveys and Investigations Staff of the House Appropriations Committee.

  • Malek Ben Salem
    Malek Ben Salem
    Senior Principal
    Accenture

    Malek Ben Salem, PhD is a cybersecurity researcher based in Washington, D.C. She leads a security research team at Accenture Labs, where her research focuses on behavioral biometrics, IoT security, data protection, security analytics, Blockchain, and cloud and mobile security. She has been a co-principal investigator on several DARPA projects, including active authentication and the Integrated Cyber Analysis System (ICAS). She currently helps clients from various industries (critical Infrastructure, resources, financial services, etc.) adopt innovative security technologies to achieve real cyber risk reduction and to proactively adhere to digital ethics principles in order to earn client’s digital trust—going beyond a compliance-driven security approach. She is also developing AI-based security offerings. Malek has authored several peer-reviewed publications and patents. She earned a PhD in Computer Science from Columbia University in New York and a Diploma of Electrical Engineering from the University of Hanover, GERMANY.

  • Jeff Costlow
    Jeff Costlow
    Deputy CISO
    ExtraHop

    Jeff Costlow is the Deputy CISO at ExtraHop. He started his career in computer security in 1997. Jeff has deep experience with networking protocols, a passion for secure software development and many years of software engineering under his belt. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys building and sailing small boats, making beer or cider, mentoring for FIRST robotics, and raising Pacific Northwest mason bees.

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

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